Certainly this is a duty, not a sin. Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.
I use the word nursing for want of a better. It has been limited to signify little more than the administration of medicines and the application of poultices. It ought to signify the proper use of fresh air, light, warmth, Cleanliness, quiet, and the proper selection and administration of diet — all at the least expense of vital power to the patient.Florence Nightingale
It isn't necessary to be socialists in order to love Pertini. Whatever he says or does, smells of Cleanliness, of loyalty and of sincerity.indro montanelli
All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, Cleanliness, sobriety, and order.harriet beecher stowe
The doctrines of religion are resolved into carefulness; carefulness into vigorousness; vigorousness into guiltlessness; guiltlessness into abstemiousness; abstemiousness into Cleanliness; Cleanliness into godliness.
Let it be observed, that slovenliness is no part of religion; that neither this, nor any text of Scripture, condemns neatness of apparel. Certainly this is a duty, not a sin. Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.john wesley